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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Slug It Out In Wytheville

Cuccinelli and McAuliffe had a Friday afternoon verbal sparring match in Wytheville.

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Gay Couples Challenge Ban On Same-Sex Marriages

Virginia’s 2006 constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriages faces legal challenges.

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Activists Want To Punish Spectators At Animal Fights

Animal rights activists want to punish those who witness dogfighting or cockfighting.

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Area Residents Show Support For “Virginia Adopts”

Area residents, including elected officials, are backing the Virginia Adopts campaign.

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Toscano Says Governor Should Pay For Legal Bills

Delegate David Toscano I(D-Charlottesville) wants to see the Governor pay some legal bills

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Watkins Abbitt Backs McAuliffe For Governor

A former local member of the House of Delegates supports McAuliffe.

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Virginians Can Go Online To Register To Vote

Virginia makes it easier to go online to register to vote.

Virginia’s Use Of Ignition Interlocks Keeps Growing

Virginia’s use of ignition interlocks has increased dramatically thanks to a new state law.

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Back-To-School Tax Holiday Starts In Early August

Virginia’s annual sales tax holiday will begin shortly after the arrival of August.

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Toscano Welcomes Possibilities For Wind-Powered Energy

A local lawmaker welcomes new developments involving wind-powered energy generation.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

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There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

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Stony Point Principal Departing For Stafford County

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The principal at Stony Point Elementary School is leaving to take a job with the Stafford County system.